Qatar Emir offers condolences to Turkish PM during meeting

Al-Thani, who was on his way to Britain, landed in Turkey to meet with Erdogan in Ankara on Wednesday to offer condolences to Turkey, diplomats said.

Qatar Emir offers condolences to Turkish PM during meeting

Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani, Emir of Qatar, expressed condolences during his meeting with Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan over the loss of life in Israeli attack on aid flotilla.

Al-Thani, who was on his way to Britain, landed in Turkey to meet with Erdogan in Ankara on Wednesday to offer condolences to Turkey, diplomats said.

Al-Thani also voiced Qatari people's gratitude to Turkey for humanistic sensitivity shown regarding aid to Gazan people, diplomats said.

On Monday, Israeli naval forces stormed a convoy of ships of Humanitarian Relief Foundation (IHH) carrying humanitarian aid for Gaza, killing at least 9 people and injuring 30 others. 4 of the dead were Turkish citizens.


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